CELEBRATE Cork city’s array of talented artists and diverse mix of music at the Right Here Right Now Festival from 21 to 23 February. The festival will take place across three venues around Cork; Cork Opera House, Coughlan’s and Cyprus Avenue. This is the third year of the festival and it has moved to the new February slot in the calendar. The line-up includes Mick Flannery, Valerie June, Cormac McCarthy, Cork Opera House Concert Orchestra, TOUCAN and many more. See Right Here Right Now Festival on Facebook for tickets and more information.
ENJOY the Rathmullan Film Festival in Co Donegal from 20 to 23 February. This is a volunteer led, not for profit, participatory festival set in the seaside village of Rathmullan and is now coming into it’s fourth year. There’s something for the whole family to enjoy from feature films, documentaries, guided walks through the village, claymation classes, kickboxing clinics, live music and sing-alongs. Full-length feature films include Disney’s Pinocchio and Mulan, stop motion classic Chicken Run, all-time classic Casablanca and a broad range of documentaries, shorts and films shot on smartphones. For tickets and more information see www.rathmullan.ie.